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Holocaust documents trove unearthed in Budapest apartment

Budapest - A vast and historically valuable trove of Holocaust-era documents, long thought destroyed during World War II, has been found hidden in a wall cavity by a couple renovating their Budapest apartment.

Hungary to challenge EU migrant quota plan

Budapest - Hungary's parliament Tuesday cleared the way for the government next month to challenge the EU's contentious scheme to share 160,000 migrants around Europe via mandatory quotas.

Jihadists 'mingled' among migrants: Hungary PM

Budapest - Jihadists have exploited Europe's migrant crisis by hiding among asylum seekers, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Monday, in the wake of attacks in Paris.

Driver crashes $1.5 million Ferrari minutes after buying it

Budapest - A man in Budapest bought a Ferrari for more than $1 million, but he ended up crashing it just minutes after driving it off the dealer's lot.

Hungary says migrant influx 'stops'

Budapest - Hungary said Monday its shutdown of the border with Croatia had put a stop to the influx of migrants and refugees.Only 41 people crossed into the EU member state on Sunday, the government said.

Gloom as Hungary seals Croatian border

Ortilos - "Closure!" barks the Hungarian army officer shortly after midnight, prompting the soldiers to unfurl the final length of the country's new anti-migrant fence and attach it to steel columns -- and the border with Croatia is officially sealed.

Hungary closes border to migrants as EU deal looks shaky

Ortilos - Hungary closed its border with Croatia to migrants early Saturday in a bid to block the path of streams of refugees desperate to get to northern Europe, while a much-hyped EU deal to stem the crisis looked shaky.

Hungarian-Croatian border closed to 'illegal' migrants: Hungary

Ortilos - The border between Hungary and Croatia has been closed to "illegal" migrants, the Hungarian government said early Saturday, with barbed wire fences being set up to seal the frontier.

Hungary to close Croatia border to migrants at midnight

Budapest - Hungary said Friday it will shut its border with Croatia at midnight, closing a major entry point for migrants bound for northern Europe, weeks after a similar move on its Serbian frontier triggered clashes with refugees.

Hungary complete Croatia border fence

Budapest - The Hungarian government announced Thursday it had completed its construction of a fence alongside its southern border with Croatia, to stem the massive daily influx of migrants."We are ready to close the border.

Triple whammy threatens Eurozone Special

New York - Three recent crises — the Greek bailout, the surge of refugees and Russian intervention in Ukraine — have called into question the future of the European Union. All these crises involve boundaries – either building them up or tearing them down.

Tears and confusion as Hungary tries 'criminal' migrants

Szeged - "You shouldn't enter a country through a hole in a fence," the judge tells Mustafa, a Syrian migrant charged with a new type of crime created in Hungary only last month -- illegally entering the country by crossing the newly-built barrier on the border...

Hungary fashion photographer under fire over 'migrant chic' shoot

Budapest - A fashion shoot that took its inspiration from the scenes of refugees and migrants desperately trying to reach Europe drew widespread fury on social media, forcing the Hungarian photographer to pull the pictures from his website.

Democratic Hungary's first president Arpad Goncz dies

Budapest - Hungary's first democratically elected president Arpad Goncz has died aged 93, state news agency MTI reported Tuesday.

Hungary PM tells U.S., Australia to take some of Europe's migrants

Budapest - Hungary's populist Prime Minister Viktor Orban called Friday on the US, Australia, Israel and "rich Arab nations" to take in some of the migrants flowing into Europe, while likening the influx to an "army".

Hungary rolls out anti-migrant razor wire on Croatia border

Beremend - Hungary was attaching razor wire Thursday to a fence erected at its border with Croatia, AFP reporters said, in a possible prelude to sealing the frontier to thousands of migrants.

Hungary PM aims to meet Ban before mooted border closure

Budapest - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban aims to meet UN chief Ban Ki-moon in New York this week ahead of a possible closure to thousands of migrants of the EU country's border with Croatia.

New anti-migrant powers for Hungary army as UN urges 'compassion'

Budapest - Hungary on Monday gave the army drastic new powers to protect its borders, as the UN chief said he was "extremely concerned" about the treatment of migrants and refugees in overstretched Europe.

Hungarian army given sweeping powers against migrants

Budapest - Hungary's parliament gave Monday the army and police sweeping new powers to keep migrants out as populist Prime Minister Viktor Orban warned that Europe was being "overrun"."They are overrunning us.

Despite heated rhetoric, Croatia and Hungary cooperate on migrants

Beremend - Croatia and Hungary have traded barbs on a national level, each pointing the finger at the other over their responses to Europe's escalating migrant crisis. On the ground, however, it's a different story.
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